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The U.S. military’s top general warned Tuesday that the international community must maintain its focus on the terrorism threat even as the Islamic State nears defeat on the battlefields of Syria and other security challenges rise around the world.


US servicemember involved in Ukrainian fighter crash

A U.S. servicemember was involved in an aircraft crash in Ukraine during a joint training exercise Tuesday, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa said.


Mattis says Trump gave him vote of confidence after ‘60 Minutes’ comments

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said that President Donald Trump gave him a vote of confidence after Trump earlier suggested that Mattis might soon leave the Pentagon.


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New Marine correctional unit goes against stereotype with mindfulness and goal setting

The Correctional Custody Unit, a new rehabilitation program aimed at setting Marines on the straight and narrow and reintegrating them into their units, is "like boot camp all over again."


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US soldiers investigated after brawl in Poland

The U.S. Army said it is cooperating with a Polish investigation into allegations that soldiers on Friday beat up a local dentist and two of his sons in the western Poland city of Skwierzyna.


US airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab fighters

This was the largest U.S. airstrike since one on Nov. 21, 2017, killed about 100 al-Shabab fighters. The U.S. military has carried out more than two dozen airstrikes, including drone strikes, this year against the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab, the deadliest Islamic extremist group in sub-Saharan Africa.


Former official in Pentagon IG's office is on trial, accused of taking bribes

A former official in the Defense Department's inspector general's office and employees at a major telecommunications company steered work to an unqualified contractor in exchange for bribes that included Disney cruises, Apple computers and cash, prosecutors have alleged in federal court in Alexandria, Va.



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Trump plan to export coal from military ports draws condemnation

"The men and women who serve at our military bases are there to keep our country safe, not to service an export facility for private fossil fuel companies," Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wrote in an emailed statement.


Two Koreas, United Nations Command hold talks on disarming border area

The two Koreas and the U.S.-led United Nations Command held their first meeting Tuesday to discuss disarming the heavily fortified border, as the neighboring nations press for peace despite slow progress in parallel nuclear talks.


US servicemember involved in Ukrainian fighter crash

A U.S. servicemember was involved in an aircraft crash in Ukraine during a joint training exercise Tuesday, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa said.


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Pompeo meets Saudi king, prince on writer's disappearance

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on Tuesday with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the disappearance and alleged killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul.


US airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab fighters

This was the largest U.S. airstrike since one on Nov. 21, 2017, killed about 100 al-Shabab fighters. The U.S. military has carried out more than two dozen airstrikes, including drone strikes, this year against the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab, the deadliest Islamic extremist group in sub-Saharan Africa.


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Trump plan to export coal from military ports draws condemnation

"The men and women who serve at our military bases are there to keep our country safe, not to service an export facility for private fossil fuel companies," Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wrote in an emailed statement.


Two Koreas, United Nations Command hold talks on disarming border area

The two Koreas and the U.S.-led United Nations Command held their first meeting Tuesday to discuss disarming the heavily fortified border, as the neighboring nations press for peace despite slow progress in parallel nuclear talks.


US servicemember involved in Ukrainian fighter crash

A U.S. servicemember was involved in an aircraft crash in Ukraine during a joint training exercise Tuesday, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa said.


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Pompeo meets Saudi king, prince on writer's disappearance

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on Tuesday with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the disappearance and alleged killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul.


US airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab fighters

This was the largest U.S. airstrike since one on Nov. 21, 2017, killed about 100 al-Shabab fighters. The U.S. military has carried out more than two dozen airstrikes, including drone strikes, this year against the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab, the deadliest Islamic extremist group in sub-Saharan Africa.



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Soldier killed in Korean War to be buried Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery

James Ivory Jubb was reported missing on Aug. 10, 1950, during fighting with the North Korea People’s Army near Katong River in South Korea. On Wednesday, the remains of the Korean War casualty will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.



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Navy recovers fuel from sunken ship once used for atomic bomb practice

Navy divers finished recovering an estimated 250,000 gallons of oil Monday from a captured warship that survived World War II and two atomic bomb tests before sinking 72 years ago.


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New Marine correctional unit goes against stereotype with mindfulness and goal setting

The Correctional Custody Unit, a new rehabilitation program aimed at setting Marines on the straight and narrow and reintegrating them into their units, is "like boot camp all over again."


US soldiers investigated after brawl in Poland

The U.S. Army said it is cooperating with a Polish investigation into allegations that soldiers on Friday beat up a local dentist and two of his sons in the western Poland city of Skwierzyna.


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Navy recovers fuel from sunken ship once used for atomic bomb practice

Navy divers finished recovering an estimated 250,000 gallons of oil Monday from a captured warship that survived World War II and two atomic bomb tests before sinking 72 years ago.


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New Marine correctional unit goes against stereotype with mindfulness and goal setting

The Correctional Custody Unit, a new rehabilitation program aimed at setting Marines on the straight and narrow and reintegrating them into their units, is "like boot camp all over again."


US soldiers investigated after brawl in Poland

The U.S. Army said it is cooperating with a Polish investigation into allegations that soldiers on Friday beat up a local dentist and two of his sons in the western Poland city of Skwierzyna.



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Russo leads Temple past Navy 24-17

The Owls again defeated the U.S. Navy Academy, despite a great ground game from the Midshipmen. Temple QB Anthony Russo threw for 300 yards, including one 62-yard TD pass in the 4th quarter.


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Russo leads Temple past Navy 24-17

The Owls again defeated the U.S. Navy Academy, despite a great ground game from the Midshipmen. Temple QB Anthony Russo threw for 300 yards, including one 62-yard TD pass in the 4th quarter.